- Cattaraugus Cutlery Company
The Cattaraugus Cutlery Company began as the
New Yorkdistribution company J.B.F. Champlin and Son, founded by John Champlin and his son Tint in 1882. The Champlins expanded into knife production, and along with William R. Case and his brothers, they formed Cattaraugus Cutlery in 1886, based in Little Valley. The company hired expert cutlers from Germany, England, and other U.S. manufacturers, to produce high quality cutlery. Admiral Byrd selected Cattaraugus knives to take on his expedition to the South Pole.
Over time, the Case family separated from Cattaraugus to form
W. R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co., incorporated in 1905. Cattaraugus closed business in 1963.
*Ritchie, Roy and Ron Stewart. "Cattaraugus Cutlery Co.: Identification and Values". Collector Books. 1999. ISBN 1574321374.
*" [http://www.casepocketknives.com/case_history.htm Case History] ". Case Pocket Knives. 2002. Retrieved 2008-04-22.
*" [http://www.allaboutpocketknives.com/cattaraugus/index.php Guide to Cattaraugus Knives and Cattaraugus Knife Collecting] ". All About Pocket Knives. 2007. Retrieved 2008-04-22.
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